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I read on this site about an "E-Locker" option coming out for the Titan soon, and I'm wondering what it is. I'm guessing it's some kind of locking differential, but I'm not quite sure what it does. From what I understand, the locking differential locks the wheels together, so to speak, and makes them turn at the same rate. Is this right? And what are the advantages of that? And do the wheels normally turn at different rates? I thought the wheels always turn at the same rate.
 

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I read on this site about an "E-Locker" option coming out for the Titan soon, and I'm wondering what it is. I'm guessing it's some kind of locking differential, but I'm not quite sure what it does. From what I understand, the locking differential locks the wheels together, so to speak, and makes them turn at the same rate. Is this right? And what are the advantages of that? And do the wheels normally turn at different rates? I thought the wheels always turn at the same rate.

You got it for the most part. the "E" stands for Electronic as in Electronic locker. They do lock the wheels togher in that they are forced to turn at the same speed/rate. Most "open" differentials allow the wheel with the least amount of traction to spin (this prevents possable differential damage). The wheels always turn at a different rate when your turning, the outer wheel needs to rotate more times than the inner tire, this is why lockers should be used off road only. Something would need to give around every corner it could be the tires or it could be the diff! :cheers:
 
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